Drawing the Head for Artists: Techniques for Mastering Expressive Portraiturevolume 2


Product Details

$26.99  $25.10
Quarry Books
Publish Date
8.5 X 10.9 X 0.6 inches | 1.4 pounds

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Oliver Sin graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration. He began his career as a computer games concept artist, including stints at LucasArts and 3DO, and has been teaching for the Academy's School of 2D Animation and the School of Fine Art since 2001. His award-winning portrait art has been recognized by the Portrait Society of America, and featured on ArtistsNetwork.com, in the journal The Art of the Portrait, and in International Artist and Southwest Art magazines. He is the author of Drawing the Head for Artists. Born in Hong Kong, Sin has lived in San Francisco since 1990. Instagram: instagram.com/oliversin/ Facebook: facebook.com/oliver.sin.3 Selected Awards First Place Drawing, People's Choice Award: Portrait Society of America, 2021 - 22nd Annual International Portrait Competition, The Art of the Portrait Finalist, Artistic Excellence: Southwest Art magazine, 2020 Exceptional Merit Award: Portrait Society of America, 2019


"For those seeking some drawing guidance, especially in the art of portraiture, artist and instructor Oliver Sin has created a book to walk you through the process. Through a series of thorough step by step instructions, your art will soon flourish." - My Modern Met
"Sin's clear text coves the basics of materials, posing, lighting, perspective, and form, plus specific instruction on depicting individual features -- all illustrated with his breath-taking portraits that convey the essence of his subjects as unique individuals." - Artists Magazine